A Ski and Travel Club in San Antonio, TX

Exciting Meetings

We meet every third Wednesday, August though April, at the Longhorn Cafe. We enjoy a meal and a program on topics such as the latest developments in ski equipment, mountain photography, and many more.

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Awesome Trips

Whether you’re a skier, boarder, or sightseer, you’ll love traveling with us! We trek to destinations both domestic and abroad, and occasionally enjoy adventures to destinations just a few miles away.

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Year Round Events

In addition to our meetings, we enjoy Happy Hour/Dineouts at favorite restaurants throughout the year. We welcome you to join us at any of these. Locations and dates are posted the month before the event.

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Community

When you go with CSB, you won’t be alone unless you want to be. We ski at all ability levels, so you always can find a pal to ski with! Our non-skiers have no trouble finding someone to enjoy an adventure with.

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Snowmass, CO “TSC Traditional” January 9-16, 2016

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Snowmass is the largest of four ski areas collectively known as Aspen/Snowmass:  Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and a club favorite:  Snowmass.   An exciting feature of this trip is the ability to use your lift ticket to ski any of the four areas.

With over 3,00 ares of skiable terrain, Snowmass has devoted 70% of its terrain to intermediate skiers, while still allowing plenty of expert and beginner runs to keep everyone happy.  It sports spectacular views and plenty of on-the-slopes lodges where you can meet up with your friends!

Buttermilk Mountain boasts the world’s longest terrain park, is home to the Winter X-Games, and yet overall is a beginner-oriented mountain, with 2,000 vertical feet and over 400 acres of smooth, rolling terrain.

Aspen Highlands offers 3,600 vertical on 700 acres, with some beginner and intermediate terrain, and about 47% advanced terrain.

Advanced skiers will want to check out Aspen Mountain, noting that it has no beginner terrain.  Its 3,200 vertical feet and 700 skiable acres offer not only an exhilarating ski experience, but it looks right down over the charming town of Aspen.  Check out our Pawprints newsletter for more info on this or other trips.

Contact Trip Leader Melissa Wight for more information about our Snowmass trip or a trip application.    mwight62@gmail.com

Sun Peaks, Canada “TSC Winter Shootout” February 13 – 20, 2016

Sun Peaks, Canada     “TSC Winter Shootout”     February 13 – 20, 2016

Sun PeaksSun Peaks is the second largest ski resort in Canada, voted the number 2 top destination in Canada in 2013. The resort is protected from the mild coastal weather by the mountains and receives 18 feet of annual snowfall. The snow in Sun Peaks is BC’s famous “easy-to-ski” powder due to the protection of the mountains. There are 4,270 acres to ski, a vertical drop of 2,894 feet and over 133 runs covering three mountains. If you don’t like skiing on crowded slopes, then come to Sun Peaks, the closest you will get to someone is on the chair lift! The terrain has something for everyone, 2 alpine bowls, 16 gladed areas, challenging bumps, thrilling steeps and long cruisers. There are plenty of challenges for all levels of skiers, 58% terrain for intermediate skiers and 32% terrain for the experts.  Check out our Pawprints newsletter for more info on this or other trips.

Contact Trip Leader Joyce Schones for more information on Sun Peaks or a trip application. jschones2002@yahoo.com

Quebec City, Canada “TSC Winter Expedition” January 31 – February 7, 2016

Quebec City, Canada   “TSC Winter Expedition”   January 31 – February 7, 2016

 

Screen Shot 2015-07-12 at 8.50.33 PMWe’ll be staying at the fabulous Chateau Frontenac! In addition to all the non-skiing  proposed on site and around, take a day to visit Québec City, an intriguing mix of wilderness and modern urban life that exudes old world history and European charm. Québec City is chic and distinct, with places where history and architecture mingle with the modern urban world. This capital is known for fantastic nightclubs and theatres, exclusive shopping centers and warm and welcoming people.  Enjoy Winter Carnival, the Ice Hotel and other attractions, or ski Le Massif de Charlevoix, Mont-Sainte-Anne, or Stoneham Mountain Resort.  For more information on this or other CSB trips, please check out our Pawprints newsletter.

Contact Trip Leader Lynn Carter for more info on our Quebec trip or for a trip application.   lynncarter1946@hotmail.com

Lake Louise, Canada “TSC Final Showdown” March 5 – 12, 2016

Lake Louise, Canada    “TSC Final Showdown”    March 5 – 12, 2016

unnamed1 (1)Save the best for last.  That is, the last real ski trip of the season!  In 2016 we will wrap up the ski season to Lake Louise, the Canadian Rockies largest ski area.Imagine snow-frosted peaks, a legendary lake, and a majestic glacier. Overlooking all of this is your home away from home, the legendary Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, just minutes from the base of the Lake Louise ski area, will be our luxurious home-away-from home.

For more information about this and other trips, see our Pawprints newsletter.

Contact Trip Leader   Anne Tarr for more information about our lake Louise trip, or for a trip application at jack.tarr@sbcglobal.net

Happy Hour at Cover 3

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On Thursday, September 24, 2015, at 5:30 PM, meet us at Cover 3 to enjoy a happy hour with your friends at Club St. Bernard.  Or, see what’s next for our club on Meetup.com!

 

[Past] The Galapagos Islands, TSC Summer Expedition 2012

Galapagos, penguins!

Summer of 2012, Club St. Bernard members went to Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu. Both before and after our trip to the islands, we toured Quito, Ecuador and the surrounding area, including the equator, the Otavalo market, a pre-Incan village, and other sights. We spent a week in the Galapagos where our extremely informative guide, so passionate about his work, led us on an adventure each day. We learned about the volcanic history of the islands and the unique wildlife and vegetation. We snorkeled in the ocean, seeing Hammerhead sharks, sea turtles and sea lions. Several of us made a muddy 7-mile roundtrip climb up a volcano, an adventure all it’s own.
Then a few of us did the post-trip add-on to Peru, staying in Cusco and Lima before and after going to magnificent Machu Picchu.
What a trip!

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING! WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015

Come to the first, and most important, meeting of the club year, where you'll hear from the Trip Leaders and learn all about trips for the upcoming season! we meet at The Longhorn Cafe, 1625 Blanco Rd., 78232, in the party room. The "formal" meeting begins at 7:00, but we arrive anytime after 6:00 to order food and visit! We welcome new members and visitors!